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Big Buddha

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Address: Sataranaprayot Road, Pattaya, Thailand
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wonderful experience - very busy as a special occasion great place to take part in a Buddhist service if you have not recommend you try

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Trevor S
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

wonderful experience - very busy as a special occasion great place to take part in a Buddhist service if you have not recommend you try

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Thank Trevor S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must visit place in Pattaya! The big Buddha is located at the top. Many tourists come here to pray and take photos. From the top, you can see the Pattaya city. Very nice!

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Thank franskd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big Buddha Pattaya - Wat Phra Khao Yai is a site worth visiting, it is a very relaxing location with nice figures. Great views of Pattaya and Jomtien and close to a Chinese Garden and Pattaya lookout.

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Thank Brian T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This stop was OK. It is just the big Buddha you see in all the pics on top of a hill. The views of the city were good, but don't expect much. Takes like 10 minutes to see everything.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a spiritual place for buddhists, a must visit place, you can buy souvenirs from there and enjoy the site

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Thank Playyboii
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overlooking the city of Pattaya, this Buddha statue is situated at the top of a beautiful staircase. You need to be able to walk a couple of hundred steps up and down to see it, but it is well worth the trip.

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Thank Acoatlikemarys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful site! Not only is there the big Buddha but many smaller ones. Great views of Pattaya and the ocean. Sunset is a great time to be there. There is also a lovely garden which is very restful.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a large Buddhist sanctuary with panoramic view of Pattaya and Jomtien. Everyone should visit, even if you are not Buddhist.

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Thank vinodi
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nestled on the top of a busy hill - there is a ring of giant Buddha statues dedicated to every day of the week. They are massive but you can definitely see the wear and tear of tourists. The views from here aren't too bad either. Impressive - for sure. The beat up statues from too many tourists will definitely... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice place to visit to get away from the city for relaxation and find your inner peace You also get a great view of the city from the top.

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